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Jesus, Blessed Jesus

Jesus, blessed Jesus, Unto Thee we call

Author: Thoro Harris
Tune: [Jesus, blessed Jesus]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Jesus, blessed Jesus,
Unto Thee we call;
friend of little children,
Guide us, lest we fall.
While we’re marching onward,
In the upward way,
Till we reach the City
Of eternal day.

2 Fill us with Thy goodness,
And Thy wondrous love;
Lead us to the mansions
Thou hast built above;
In the hour of weakness,
Make our hearts Thy care,
Jesus, blessed Jesus,
Hear our earnest prayer.

3 Let Thy Holy Spirit
Pardon and subdue
All the sin within us;
Make us pure and true.
Jesus, our Redeemer,
Of celestial birth,
Son of God, we hail Thee
King of heaven and earth!

Source: Sunshine No. 2: songs for the Sunday school #57

Author: Thoro Harris

Born: March 31, 1874, Washington, DC. Died: March 27, 1955, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Buried: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. After attending college in Battle Creek, Michigan, Harris produced his first hymnal in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1902. He then moved to Chicago, Illinois at the invitation of Peter Bilhorn, and in 1932, to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He composed and compiled a number of works, and was well known locally as he walked around with a canvas bag full of handbooks for sale. His works include: Light and Life Songs, with William Olmstead & William Kirkpatrick (Chicago, Illinois: S. K. J. Chesbro, 1904) Little Branches, with George J. Meyer & Howard E. Smith (Chicago, Illi… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, blessed Jesus, Unto Thee we call
Title: Jesus, Blessed Jesus
Author: Thoro Harris

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